The Red Shoes

Nancy Harris from Hans Christian Andersen(Nick Hern Books)

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An orphan girl, adopted by a wealthy Dublin family, is given a pair of beautiful red shoes.

At first it appears her dreams have come true... but appearances can be very deceptive.

A contemporary retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s extraordinary fairytale of dance, desire and destruction, premiered at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, in November 2017.


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